University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:L-64-228
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Etruscan
Faliscan
Provenience: Italy
Lucania
Manufacture Location: Etruria
Date Made: 399-300 BC
Early Date: -399
Late Date: 399-300 BC
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Woman
Man
Satyr
Maenad
Dionysos
Drinking Horn
Phiale
Height: 40.1 cm
Width: 33.2 cm
Outside Diameter:27.4 cm
Other Number:02-880 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

A) Dionysos and seated maenad (or Ariadne?) Dionysos, at right, advances toward seated female at left. He is nude save for boots, calf-length, and for a garment draped over his left forearm, behind his back and down between his legs. A fillet binds his hair. A thyrsus leans diagonally against his right shoulder. A goose on the ground in front of him. The seated woman has no visible support. She is nude to the waist. Her lower body and legs are covered with a richly embroidered garment. Her body is directed to the left but her head looks back toward Dionysos. She holds a tympanum (?) in her right hand. Over her left arm is a thyrsus with a grape cluster. B) Satyr and maenad. Satyr at left advances towrd standing maenad at right. Satyr holds drinking horn is left hand. Maenad holds out phiale toward him. Heavily overpainted.


Bibliography:

[Book] Beazley, John D. 1976. Etruscan Vase Painting. 351.View Objects related to this

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